([February] 2002)

DC, 2000 Series
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Volume:
6
Price:
49.95 USD; 82.95 CAD
Pages:
236
On-sale date:
2001-12-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Comics
ISBN:
1-56389-744-X Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
761941224718 00611
Editing:
Dale Crain
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

Lou Fine's assistants in 1943 included Alex Kotzky, Don Komisarow and John Belfi.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spirit / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
Digital Chameleon
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

Meanwhile... (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Joe Dope; Pvt. Dogtag
Synopsis:
Description of Eisner's wartime duties as an illustrator of Army maintenance instructional publications, with samples
Reprints:
  • Illustrations from Army Motors Magazine (sample pages from various issues)1942-45.

The Curse of the Ruby (Table of Contents: 2)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
?:
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dolan
Reprints:

The Lady in Black (Table of Contents: 3)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ebony; Dolan
Reprints:

Keep Mum on Ship Movements (Table of Contents: 4)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Powell?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ellen; Dolan
Synopsis:
Spirit appears to be returning from overseas
Reprints:

Schoolboy Stuart (Table of Contents: 5)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Alex Kotzky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Dolan; Ellen
Reprints:

June 18, 1940 (Table of Contents: 6)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Millard ?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Alex Kotzky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Dolan; Ellen; Mayor Blas
Reprints:

The Spirit's Super Scrappers (Table of Contents: 7)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Alex Kotzky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ebony; Dolan; Brains; Pierpont; PS
Reprints:

The Brotherhood of Swivets (Table of Contents: 8)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Alex Kotzky ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Dolan; Ebony
Reprints:

Automatic Author (Table of Contents: 9)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Alex Kotzky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Dolan; Ebony; Eisner (mentioned); Ellen; Cicero Swunk
Synopsis:
Cicero Swunk builds a robot that can write books. Good books. Fast. And puts all the other writers out of work.
Reprints:

The Spirit of Spring (Table of Contents: 10)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Millard ?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Alex Kotzky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Dolan; Turkey Wheelan; Dog Ears McBride; Professor Van Goggle; Kelsey
Synopsis:
The Spirit takes art lessons while searching for a stolen painting.
Reprints:

Class Reunion (Table of Contents: 11)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman ?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Alex Kotzky ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Ebony
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Contains info that Denny Colt graduated high school in 1933, was voted Class Wiseman, and was called "Beloved by all!" and "our class standout!" in his yearbook.

Byron's Memoirs (Table of Contents: 12)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman ?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Alex Kotzky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Ebony; Dolan
Reprints:

Saul Taylor (Table of Contents: 13)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman ?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Alex Kotzky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Dolan
Reprints:

Andy Horgan (Table of Contents: 14)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman ?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Alex Kotzky ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Ebony; Dolan; Andy Horgan (villain); Dr. J.J. Walcott
Synopsis:
Dr. Walcott tells Horgan he has thirty days to live, so Horgan decides all his enemies have to die first.
Reprints:

Evil Eye Manders (Table of Contents: 15)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman ?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Alex Kotzky ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Evil Eye Manders; Ebony; Dolan
Synopsis:
The Spirit investigates not only the fight game, but the machinations of Evil-Eye Manders, whose stare causes strange things to happen to people....including the Spirit!
Reprints:

The Dollars of 1904 (Table of Contents: 16)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman ?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Quality Staff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Ebony; Ellen; Dolan
Reprints:

The Grandfather Clock (Table of Contents: 17)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
John Belfi ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Ebony; Dolan
Reprints:

The Last Mile (Table of Contents: 18)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner (layouts); Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine; Alex Kotzky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Dolan; Mannex [Murder]
Synopsis:
A murderer appears to come back from the dead
Reprints:

Yellow Eyes Janus (Table of Contents: 19)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Lou Fine
Inks:
Robin King ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Dolan; Yellow Eyes Janus
Synopsis:
Jason Broadway and soldier Joe Dulan....two people so well liked and popular that no one would ever think of killing them...end up dead, and Dolan & the Spirit investigate a lead, a lead that almost leads to their deaths!
Reprints:

Dr Plague (Table of Contents: 20)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman ?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Ebony; Dolan; Dr. Plague
Synopsis:
Doctor Plague threatens Central City with the Black Death!
Reprints:

Policewoman Ellen (Table of Contents: 21)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woofolk?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Alex Kotzky ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Ellen Dolan; Ebony; Dolan; Susu
Reprints:

Tony Zacco (Table of Contents: 22)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Alex Kotzky ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Dolan; Tony Zacco [Anotonio Zaccarelli]
Synopsis:
A hood enlists to escape capture and redeems himself in battle.
Reprints:

The Spirit Ain't Fair to Ebony (Table of Contents: 23)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Aldo Rubano ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spirit; Ebony; Pierpont
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

mentioned in Woolfolk interview?

Terrible Terry Gill (Table of Contents: 24)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Millard ?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Aldo Rubano ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Ebony; Dolan
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script formerly credited to Manly Wade Wellman, but it doesn't match his style in the other Spirit sections credited to him, particularly the use of EEEAAAHHH, GAA-A, Wa-a-a-a-a. The use of hyphens makes me lean towards Millard. (Bob Hughes)

Diamonds On Ice (Table of Contents: 25)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Aldo Rubano ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Ebony; Pierpont
Reprints:

Parrot Puggins (Table of Contents: 26)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Robin King ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin DeMuth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Ebony; Dolan
Reprints:

Keep Out (Table of Contents: 27)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Robin King ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spirit; Ebony; Slats Riordan; Bedford J Breenn
Synopsis:
Bedford J Breen wants to build a housing project on top of Wildwood Cemetary.
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spirit
  2. 1. Meanwhile...
  3. 2. The Curse of the Ruby
    Spirit
  4. 3. The Lady in Black
    Spirit
  5. 4. Keep Mum on Ship Movements
    Spirit
  6. 5. Schoolboy Stuart
    Spirit
  7. 6. June 18, 1940
    Spirit
  8. 7. The Spirit's Super Scrappers
    Spirit
  9. 8. The Brotherhood of Swivets
    Spirit
  10. 9. Automatic Author
    Spirit
  11. 10. The Spirit of Spring
    Spirit
  12. 11. Class Reunion
    Spirit
  13. 12. Byron's Memoirs
    Spirit
  14. 13. Saul Taylor
    Spirit
  15. 14. Andy Horgan
    Spirit
  16. 15. Evil Eye Manders
    Spirit
  17. 16. The Dollars of 1904
    Spirit
  18. 17. The Grandfather Clock
    Spirit
  19. 18. The Last Mile
    Spirit
  20. 19. Yellow Eyes Janus
    Spirit
  21. 20. Dr Plague
    Spirit
  22. 21. Policewoman Ellen
    Spirit
  23. 22. Tony Zacco
    Spirit
  24. 23. The Spirit Ain't Fair to Ebony
    Spirit
  25. 24. Terrible Terry Gill
    Spirit
  26. 25. Diamonds On Ice
    Spirit
  27. 26. Parrot Puggins
    Spirit
  28. 27. Keep Out
    Spirit
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Katie
  • Mark Rudnitski (R.I.P.)
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes